UMVIM Team Leader Trainings

Are you leading a mission trip for the first time?  Or just want to know how to go about planning a mission trip?  The UMVIM Team Leader training is a short class that will help you know how to plan, form a team, select a project, learn about cultural sensitivity, (and more!) and is offered through the conference office.  Below are the dates that are planned for UMVIM team leader trainings.  If you are interested in attending one of these trainings, or just want to know more, please RSVP to Rev. Matt Lacey at


February 22, 2014-  CANCELLED: Dora/Jasper area, led by Rev. Mike Butler

March 23, 2014- Tuscaloosa FUMC, led by Rev. Matt Lacey, 6pm

April 16th, 2014- Canterbury UMC, Birmingham, 5pm-8:30pm, led by Rachel Estes

June 28th, 2014- CANCELLED:  Florence/Decatur area, led by Patti Joiner

October 11th, 2014- Dora/Jasper area, led by Rev. Mike Butler

October 21st, 2014- Florence/Decatur area, led by Patti Joiner


More information will be made available closer to time, but if you plan to attend or have questions, please contact Rev. Lacey at

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